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A stiff heavy paperboard used primarily for book covers.

[Alteration of milled board.]
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) strong pasteboard, used esp in book covers
[C18: changed from milled board]
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(ˈmɪlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

a strong, thick pasteboard used to make book covers.
[1705–15; mill (ed) + board]
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Noun1.millboard - stout pasteboard used to bind booksmillboard - stout pasteboard used to bind books
pasteboard - stiff cardboard made by pasting together layers of paper
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n (= pasteboard)starke Pappe, Pappdeckel m
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